The course on Innovation in Product Development attempts to identify and understand the nature of innovation and product development and their important factors. The course takes both a theoretical and a practical approach and employs a mix of lectures, project work and group discussion. Format The core of the course is based upon case-studies, videos, lectures from industrial guests and related textbooks. A range of topics are focused upon in the various sections of the course and through a combination of lectures, class discussions and presentations from the students, we try to reach deep insight. Course content The following aspects of innovation in product development are considered: - Humans and products - Needs and products - Product life - Teams creating products - Products creating business - Product development models - Organising product development - Product development tools - The future of product development.
; Innovation; PD methods; Design for X; Product and service development; Product life cycle design; Product/service-system; Product/Service-Systems; PSS; Service design